About the First Solicitation of Entities for the “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” in the FY2017/18 Supplementary Budget [Released on March 4, 2019, Updated on March 20, 2019]

The Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. is now executing the tasks of the Project Management Office for the “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” on behalf of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy. Now we are pleased to announce the solicitation of the subsidized project operating entities for “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management.”

Updated on March 6th
The schedule of presentation evaluation was updated.

Updated on March 18th
The venue for presentation evaluation was updated.
The material of “Frequently Asked Questions and Answers” was updated.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers [PDF/79KB]

Updated on March 20th
Grant Policy for Subsidy for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management was updated.
Grant Policy Forms (Form 1 – 15, Appendix) was updated.
(1) Outline of Project

This project aims at supporting the technology development for decommissioning and contaminated water management measures at TEPCO Holdings’ Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, implementing those measures smoothly and improving the level of science technology in Japan. For the details of subsidy targeted projects, reference the Application Guidelines.

(2) Application Requirements

The applicants shall be private organizations, etc. which fulfill the project requirements. For the details, reference the Application Guidelines.

(3) Subsidy Targeted Expenses

The targeted expenses for the subsidy are labor cost, raw materials cost, consumables, design, manufacture and processing cost, facility and equipment cost, goods procurement cost, research cost, outsourcing cost, travel cost, rewards, rent and depreciation costs and other required cost for the project. For the details, reference the Application Guidelines.

(4) Subsidy Rate and Amount

Reference the Application Guidelines.

(5) Period of Project

Reference the Application Guidelines.

(6) Period of Solicitation

From Monday, March 4 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (the reception will be finished at 10:00 sharp.)
Please prepare the application documents carefully as insufficient paperwork may cause delay in the decision to grant the subsidy.

(7) Information Session
  • Time and Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 9:00 – 11:50
  • Timeline Topics
    9:00~9:20 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris)”
    9:30~9:50 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Sampling Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)”
    10:00~10:20 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)”
    10:30~10:50 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures (Development for Dust Collection System of Fuel Debris))”
    11:00~11:20 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Containing, Transportation and Storage of Fuel Debris)”
    11:30~11:50 The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Research and Development of Processing and Disposal of Solid Waste)”
  • Venue: Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. [Map]
  • How to Apply
    Please apply for the information session by email (hairo30@ml.mri.co.jp). The deadline is 12:00 am on Friday, March 8.
    Please title the email subject as “Registration for Information Session of the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” and include the “topics,” “corporate or organization name,” “name of the attendee,” “department,” “phone number,” and “email address” in the main text. Please note that we may limit the number of attendees, depending on the seating capacity of the conference room.
  • The information session will be held in Japanese. If any of the entities needs an interpretation to another language, please arrange for an interpreter by the entity’s own responsibility (at its own expense). In addition, if you like the information session to be held in English, please consult with us personally.
(8) Presentation Evaluation
  • Time and Date: From Wednesday, March 27 to Friday, March 29.
  • Timeline Topics
    March 27
    (After noon)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Research and Development of Processing and Disposal of Solid Waste)”
    March 28
    (Morning)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Containing, Transportation and Storage of Fuel Debris)”
    March 29
    (Morning)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Sampling Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)”
    March 29
    (Morning)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)”
    March 29
    (After noon)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures (Development for Dust Collection System of Fuel Debris))”
    March 29
    (After noon)
    The Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris)”
  • Venue: March 27 TKP AKASAKA Station Conference Center [Map]
        March 28 Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. [Map]
        March 29 TKP AKASAKA Station Conference Center [Map]
(9) How to Apply

Reference the Application Guidelines of each project.

【Attachments】
Application Guidelines:
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris)” [PDF/651KB]
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Sampling Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)” [PDF/652KB]
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures)” [PDF/662KB]
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Retrieving Fuel Debris and Internal Structures (Development for Dust Collection System of Fuel Debris))” [PDF/646KB]
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Containing, Transportation and Storage of Fuel Debris)” [PDF/655KB]
Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Research and Development of Processing and Disposal of Solid Waste)” [PDF/697KB]
Application Forms (Form 1-6) [word/67KB]
Grant Policy for Subsidy for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management [PDF/306KB]
Grant Policy Forms (Form 1 – 15, Appendix) [word/59KB]
Subsidized Project Administration Manual [PDF/905KB]
Criteria for reviewing proposals and allocation of points [PDF/280KB]

[Reference]
The Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management Project Implementation Guidelines [PDF/222KB]
The Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management Project Cost Subsidy Grant Guidelines [PDF/256KB]

(10) Decision of Grant of the Subsidy
  • To decide the grant of subsidy to the applicants, the third parties’ review committee for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Management will be held to examine the submitted documents. Then we decide the subsidized operating entities whose proposal has been deemed to be appropriate for the grant of subsidy.
  • We announce the adopted entities on (the Web site of Management Office for the Project of Decommissionig and Contamintated Water Management) and also address the adopted entities directly.
  • Information on the decision of grant of the subsidy (adopted date, the entity adopted (granted), date of grant decision, corporation number in Japan, amount of the subsidy, etc.) will be shown on “the Corporation Information [Japanese text only]” in principle.